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“Marvellous hot pot experience”

Cua Vang Restaurant
Ranked #8 of 68 Restaurants in Halong Bay
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Seafood, Vietnamese
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed 27 July 2015 via mobile

Our Norwegian family of five accidentally landed here due to cruise cancellation, and had an unexpectedly pleasant experience! This feels authentic. Fish, crab, shrimp and lobster swim in tanks by the entrance. The decor is Asian, gold and red and somewhat worn. All other guests were Asian. They did well with their hot pots, we were the obvious odd westerners who needed extra support and service - and got it. Their signature dish, Cua Vang (crab) hot pot, is highly recommended! Not only for tasty food as fresh as it gets, but also for the experience of having the food prepared at your table. Chong and the rest of the waiting team was attentive and seemed to have as much of a good time as we did, which adds to experience. There are good alternatives for those who are not fond of seafood. Prices are fairly high (hot pot for two at 800 000 VND), but food and experience worth it.

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Reviewed 1 June 2015

We enjoyed the set menu which was tasty and plentiful. There was a private party going on somehwere else in the restaurant complex and was very noisy making it quite difficult to have a conversation over dinner.

Thank Irene W
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Reviewed 28 March 2015

Perhaps it is a more common characteristic than we witnessed here. Food is fine--seafood--some of it appears to come in the door live from tanks at the entrance. But it is the service. "We'll serve you if we have to but we really don't care if you eat here or not". Perhaps it is an attitude because we were non-Vietnamese or perhaps it is simply a lack of training and of appreciation that customers do matter. For example requested a menu listed fruit drink. They got it wrong and there was no effort to correct the error despite my protestations. Perhaps it was a language issue but regardless, an indifferent attitude to customers does not lend one a view that this is a restaurant to be recommended.

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Thank NamutKwu
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Reviewed 26 December 2014

We had lunch here after Halong cruise. The food and the restaurant are very nice but the staff were not very helpful. It was worth a visit.

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Thank Myridesvn
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Reviewed 17 December 2014

Very nice restaurant, next to halong bay great atmosphere good food is prepared,, We have a delicious lunch here, thanks

Thank pham t
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